New Audi RS 5 Cabriolet priced at $77,900 for US buyers
Audi’s new RS 5 Cabriolet goes on sale in US from April 2013. The new convertible was revealed officially online back in September 2012 and now, Audi USA has revealed the prices of the new RS5 cabriolet, which commences from $77,900 (INR 35,77,947).
New Audi RS 5 Cabriolet is fitted with a 4.2 liter V8 engine offering 450 hp at 8,250 rpm and 317 lb/ft torque at between 4,000 to 6,000 rpm as is also seen in the RS 5 Coupe version.
Performance of the cabriolet is the same as that seen in coupe despite added weight of the power top. The vehicle can accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in 4.9 seconds with a top speed of 280 kmph due to its Quattro all wheel drive and seven speed S tronic transmission. The new Audi RS 5 Cabriolet top can open/close at speeds of upto 48 kmph in 15 seconds. Fuel efficiency is pegged at 16 mpg in city limits and extending to 22 mpg (9.35 kmpl) on the highway.
Features of this new Audi Cabriolet include LED light strips for front and rear, black or lunar silver Fine Nappa leather while interiors are done up in leather and Alcantara. Enhanced safety features are also added while stand alone ceramic brakes package is priced at $6,000.